LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Equality California, the nation’s largest statewide LGBTQ+ civil rights organization, announced endorsements of four openly LGBTQ+ candidates for local offices on Friday. Equality California announced the following endorsements:
La Habra City Council, At Large: Peter Cruz
AC Transit Board, Ward 1: Ben Fong
Mayor of the City of Fremont: Justin Sha
Monrovia Unified School District Board of Education: Sashary Zaroyan
Names shown in bold indicate an openly LGBTQ+ candidate.
Equality California released the following statement from Executive Director Rick Chavez Zbur:
“The ‘Rainbow Wave’ is just 46 days from coming to California once again and we could not be more ready. Peter, Ben, Justin and Sashary represent the newest openly LGBTQ+ candidates to take the Golden State by storm. We are thrilled to endorse each of these openly LGBTQ+ champions and are looking forward to working with them as they seek to transform our schools and communities.”
For a full list of Equality California’s 2020 endorsements to date, visit eqca.org/elections.
Equality California is the nation’s largest statewide LGBTQ+ civil rights organization. We bring the voices of LGBTQ+ people and allies to institutions of power in California and across the United States, striving to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ+ people. We advance civil rights and social justice by inspiring, advocating and mobilizing through an inclusive movement that works tirelessly on behalf of those we serve. www.eqca.org